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Bright Green Plastics qelcomes 37 new recruits

A Yorkshire-based recycling firm, which employs 130 people to reprocess more than 40,000 tonnes of plastic waste each year, has created more than jobs at its Castleford site since the beginning of 2021. From senior management to general operatives, Bright Green Plastics new team members are in place to support

Free support for Hambleton businesses

Hambleton based businesses are being encouraged to sign up for exclusive one to one advice sessions as part of an initiative to help the district recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The District Council is offering free sessions over the next three months aimed at helping businesses to continue to keep afloat

Thirsk manufacturer saves 13 tonnes of CO2 each year after tech investment

Thirsk manufacturers, GSM Graphic Arts, have installed a 55kW roof-mounted system that will deliver 43,000 kWh of electricity, saving over 13 tonnes of CO2 every year. The brand-new solar photovoltaic systems were installed as an alternative to on-site diesel generators and substations, which didn’t fit in with the company’s green values. From

Richmondshire Council celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Richmondshire’s four newest recruits have added their backing to a week that celebrates them and their colleagues around the country – National Apprenticeship Week. The District Council launched its in-house apprenticeship scheme last month, adding to its district wide scheme to support local businesses to take on apprentices. And this week, as

Free support programme for small businesses

A free six week business support programme is being launched this month to help small businesses across Hambleton. Administered by the District Council - and run by business transformation agency, Insight with Passion - the programme follows on from a series of workshops at the end of 2020. It aims to help

Nexus chosen by renewable energy and environment experts

A team of global experts in alternative fuels and emissions reduction have joined Nexus, the University of Leeds’ innovation hub, to develop an international platform for the sector. Liber Larus, which specialises in top-level knowledge exchange for researchers and technical consultancy for businesses, is also developing its own product portfolio of

Thirsk care home supports local families in need

Kind-hearted staff at Thirsk care home, Hambleton Grange, have selflessly donated stock from their own kitchens alongside generous donations from the local community to provide essential food and toiletry packages to local families who have been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns. The care home team partnered with Community Works